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Readers: Bridge toll needs to go

Speak Out: Legislation introduced by State Sen. Andrew Gounardes (D–Bay Ridge) and Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus (D–Coney Island) would provide Brooklyn residents using the city’s E-ZPass system who drive across the bridge at least 10 times each month, the same reduced toll price as Staten Island residents (“Fair tolls: Local pols aim to reduce Verrazzano toll for Brooklynites” by Aidan Graham, online April 18). Comments (28)

Rose all over the place standing up to radical colleagues

The Right View: This week, our columnist writes about Rep. Max Rose’s reaction following comments made by fellow Rep. Ilhan Omar. Comments (8)
Editor’s Picks: Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Digital editions: Schneps Media is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions of the Bay News, Mill Marine Courier, Park Slope Courier, and Brooklyn Graphic! Read more…

New Prospect: City unveils winning design for massive Shirley Chisholm Memorial in Prospect Park

Municipal design gurus announced the winning design for a Prospect Park Memorial to Kings County Trailblazer Shirley Chisholm on Wednesday. Comments (39)

Sunset slasher: Cops hunting knife-wielding man who slashed man in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: Cops are hunting the knife-wielding wacko who slashed a man twice on Sunset Park’s Third Avenue Wednesday. Comment
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Paws-itively awful: Thief dognaps Bergen Beach family’s pooch on Easter Sunday

Bergen Beach: It’s a dog-gone tragedy. Comments (4)
Coney Island: Call it breaking the ice. Comments (6)

Stunning attack: Man turns NYPD stun gun on cops in attempt to avoid arrest in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: An alleged thief zapped police officers with their own Taser in an effort to resist arrest in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens on Sunday. Comment

Police suspend two officers for ‘failure to take appropriate action’ in Williamsburg ax attack

Williamsburg: The NYPD suspended two cops for the way they responded to the crime scene of a recent ax rampage in Williamsburg Tuesday, according to the authorities. Comment

Unwheely: Civic leaders deny Marine Park car dealer’s parking plan at hostile meeting

Marine Park: Their parking plan has stalled. Comments (6)

The L-ternatives: What you need to know about the L train slowdown

Call it an L of a year. Comments (31)
Hundreds of Earth Day revelers gathered at Sunset Park to celebrate Native American culture on Saturday as tribes representing cultures from across the new world demonstrated the songs and dances of their people. Comments (2)
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Prospect perv: Cops hunting degenerate who sexually assaulted woman in Prospect Heights

Cops are hunting the creep who sexually assaulted a woman inside her Prospect Heights apartment building on Sunday. Comments (1)
Development: Southern Brooklyn is expecting a flood of cash! Comment
Bedford-Stuyvesant: A 6-month-old baby that died a year ago in his Bedford-Stuyvesant home was murdered, according to the Medical Examiner’s office, which announced the findings of a year-long investigation on the eve of the child’s death. Comments (21)

Arrested development: Judge halts controversial Crown Heights project amid legal battle

Crown Heights: A Kings County Supreme Court judge slapped a controversial mixed-use development with a temporary restraining order on April 17, after local anti-gentrification advocates claimed the developer used every trick in the book to avoid having to preform a state-mandated environmental-review process, while the city let them get away with it to pave the way for more affordable housing. Comments (5)

On Brownstoner: Will there be a pool on top of the landmarked Dime Savings Bank Downtown?

Is there going to be a pool on top of the landmarked Dime Savings Bank in Downtown Brooklyn? According to a new rendering published this morning in the New York Times, the answer seems to be yes, a new report by our sister publication Brownstoner details. Click to give it a read! Read more…
Canarsie: A plan to make Canarsie streets safer is speeding along. Comments (14)
A woman was found dead in a Cypress Hills hotel Saturday morning. Comment

Cops arrest Williamsburg man suspected of murdering woman with axe

Williamsburg: Police arrested a man they suspect of brutally murdering one woman and seriously injuring another with an axe at his Flushing Avenue apartment in the early hours of April 20. Comment

Man robs two women inside Downtown bank

Downtown: Police are looking for a man they suspect of robbing two women inside a Downtown bank on Fulton Street last week. Comment

Subway heists: Goons target teens in underground crime spree

Crown Heights: Cops are hunting for a pair of young punks wanted for allegedly robbing teenage boys amid a string of subterranean heists in Crown Heights on April 17. Comments (6)

CB2 committee votes in favor of mayor’s borough jails plan

Boerum Hill: Members of Community Board 2’s Land Use Committee voted in favor of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to tear down Atlantic Avenue’s House of Detention to make way for a larger jail in order to close down Rikers Island. Comments (4)
Hundreds of protesters marched across the Brooklyn Bridge April 19 to demand that Gov. Andrew Cuomo reject a plan to build a massive oil pipeline off the Coney Island coast. Comments (1)

Park place

Event: These tours make history a walk in the park. Comment

Down to earth

Down to earth

Event: Plan your activities for Earth Day in Prospect Park (observed on April 28). Comment
Bushwick: State politicians must enact so-called universal rent control, protesters demanded at a march in Bushwick Thursday. Comments (23)

Germ police! City disease detectives issue violations to parents of unvaccinated kids

Williamsburg: They’re feeling fined. Comment

World’s worst burglar: Sheepshead Bay sneak caught breaking into homes twice in one day

Sheepshead Bay: Police are hunting for a would-be burglar who attempted to break into two Bedford Avenue homes in Sheepshead Bay on March 23. Comment

Ship wrecked: Civic gurus capsize tour-boat captain’s plan to set sail for Sunset Park

Sunset Park: A seaman fleeing the wreckage of Sheepshead Bay’s outlawed party-boat business faces community opposition to his plan to call Sunset Park’s Pier 4 his next port of call, after neighborhood civic gurus slammed the dock’s existing party boat business as a nuisance at a Community Board 7 meeting Wednesday. Comment

Above the law: Teen steals Hoverboard, punches boy in Williamsburg

Williamsburg: Cops are searching for a teen who stole a kid’s Hoverboard on Marcy Avenue on April 3. Comment

Cyclist fatally struck in Borough Park: NYPD

Sunset Park: A Sunset Park cyclist died on Wednesday after a passing box truck struck him in Borough Park. Comments (20)
The World’s Borough has long been known as a destination for Indian cuisine and culture, but until Kurry Qulture opened its doors in 2015, something was missing. That something, says the Astoria restaurant’s 40-year-old owner Sonny Solomon, was an upscale ambience. Click to read more on our sister site, QNS! Read more…
Park Slope: These workers are being treated like a piece of meat. Comments (21)
Brooklyn Heights: They’re toasting to the future! Comment

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